Hours of Operation
Park hours and facility operations are subject to change. Patrons are encouraged to contact the park directly to confirm operating hours before traveling.
- 2013 Hours of Operation:
January 1 - February 6: 7:00am-5:00pm
February 7 - February 27: 7:00am-5:30pm
February 28 - March 9: 7:00am-6:00pm
March 10 - March 27: 7:00am-7:00pm
March 28 - April 24: 7:00am-7:30pm
April 25 - May 22: 7:00am-8:00pm
May 23 -July 31: 7:00am-8:30pm
August 1 - August : 7:00am- 8:00pm
August 22 - September 11: 7:00am-7:30pm
September 12 - October 2: 7:00am-7:00pm
October 3 - October 16: 7:00am-6:30pm
October 17 - November 2: 7:00am-6:00pm
November 3 - December 31: 7:00am-5:00pm
*These are normal operational hours and can change in accordance with the weather.
- Day use activities available year-round include:
Picnicking, walking, jogging, bike riding, roller skating, in-line skating, dog walking, bird watching, train watching, river traffic observation, self-guided tours (posted factoids), and Talkway-Over-Walkway (Cell phone tours).
- Park is open year-round conditions permitting.
The bridge is cleared at sunset.
Please visit http://www.sunrisesunset.com to plan your trip.
Office is open 8:00 - 4:30 pm, daily.
- Assorted Tours: By appointment
Guided bird walk
Hudson River Ecology Tour
Bridge/Walkway Engineering Tour
Regional History Tour
Educational Programs: Year-round by appointment.
Public Programs: Call for schedule.
Special Events: Many throughout the year, call for current schedule.
Special Activities by Permit: Weddings, private parties, sporting events, fund-raising events. Fees vary according to date/time and scope of event. Call 845-834-2867 for schedule and information.
Walkway openings and closings as of August 22:
WEST SIDE (Highland):
Thursday: Opening at 7:00am; only the west side of the Walkway will be open on Thursday
Friday: Opening at 7:00am; east side may be closed part or all of the daySaturday: Opening at 7:00am; work complete
EAST SIDE (Poughkeepsie):
Thursday: Closed; west side open at 7:00am; only the west side of the Walkway will be open on Thursday
Friday: May be closed or open late depending on progress made on Thursday night; west side open all day
Saturday: Opening at 7:00am; work complete
*These hours are subject to change. Check back here or call the park office at (845) 834-2867 for updated information prior to visiting.